HKAFO (Hip Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis)

To limit hip and knee movement, this device is worn from the waist to foot. It usually connects at the waist and controls both legs for instability. The HKAFO provides maximum stability at the hip, knee, foot, and ankle complex. It can be fabricated from plastic, carbon composites, hybrid variations, leather, and metal. Various styles of hip, knee, and ankle joints are available as per patient presentation and diagnosis. The HKAFO is used for a number of conditions like muscular imbalance and/or weakness, paralysis (spinal cord injury, spina bifida, myelomeningocele), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, Polio and MS. This device is worn from the waist to foot to limit hip and knee movement. It usually connects at the waist and controls both legs for instability. The HKAFO provides maximum stability at the hip, knee, foot, and ankle complex by controlling its own movements of the joint. It’s made out of various materials including plastic, carbon composites, hybrid variations, leather, and metal. Various styles of hip, knee, or ankle joints are available depending on what you need them for. The HKAFO is used for a number of conditions like muscular imbalance or weakness, paralysis (spinal cord injury, spina bifida, myelomeningocele), cerebral palsy in children, muscular dystrophy in children as well as adults with MS.